Designed for Safety
designed to make intersections safer and more efficient for drivers,
pedestrians and cyclists. There are 2 types of roundabouts: single-lane
roundabouts and multilane roundabouts. Wayzata's roundabout is a
There are a few key things to remember about driving roundabouts:
Yield to drivers in the roundabout.
Stay in your lane; do not change lanes.
Do not stop in the roundabout.
Driving Single-lane Roundabouts
Slow down as you approach the roundabout, and watch for pedestrians in the crosswalk.
Continue toward the roundabout and look to your left as you near the yield sign and dashed yield line at the entrance to the roundabout. Yield to traffic already in the roundabout.
Once you see a gap in traffic, enter the circle and proceed to your exit. If there is no traffic in the roundabout, you may enter without yielding.
Continue through the roundabout until you reach your exit. Do not stop or pass in a roundabout.
Look for pedestrians and use your turn signal before you exit, and make sure to stay in your lane as you navigate the roundabout.
If an emergency vehicle approaches, exit the roundabout immediately and then pull over - do not stop in the roundabout.
Unlike traditional roundabouts with entrances and exits at each
intersection, 2 arms of this roundabout allow for only 1 direction of
traffic. This unique design stemmed from an effort to reduce cut-through
traffic in the Circle Drive neighborhoods but still provide important
public safety access to the neighborhoods.